Posts Tagged: Azerbaijan

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Azerbaijan: Khadija Ismayilova released from prison

English PEN warmly welcomes the news that Azerbaijani investigative journalist Khadija Ismayilova has been released on probation. Ismayilova, who turns 40 on Friday, had been sentenced to seven and a half years in prison on trumped-up financial charges in September 2015, having been detained since December 2014. The remainder of her sentence has been commuted

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Azerbaijan: NGOs intervene for imprisoned journalist Khadija Ismayilova

PEN International and Privacy International led 14 free expression and media freedom organisations in submitting an intervention today in the case of Azerbaijani journalist Khadija Ismayilova before the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR). The intervention elaborates the freedom of expression and privacy implications of her case. Jennifer Clement, President of PEN International, said: The

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